Definition of procurement in English:


Line breaks: pro¦cure|ment
Pronunciation: /prəˈkjʊəmənt


[mass noun]
  • 1The action of obtaining or procuring something: financial assistance for the procurement of legal advice [count noun]: the company’s procurements from foreign firms
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    • He also said he decided to transfer school meal responsibility to schools after being given concrete legal, employment and procurement advice from senior council officers.
    • During the talks, she said that Bulgarian legislation did not impose restrictions on the access of foreign candidates to Government procurement contracts.
    • We can use the intervening few years to make our markets more competitive, procurement more transparent and foreign investment much easier.
  • 1.1The action or occupation of acquiring military equipment and supplies: defence procurement
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    • So without a substantial increase in arms and equipment procurement the Armed Forces defense capabilities could decline considerably.
    • They occasionally weigh in on defense production and procurement and military judicial matters.
    • Mechanisms to coordinate the countries' efforts in the production and procurement of arms and military equipment were put in place.

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